Darian Durant News

The Roughriders traded veteran quarterback Darian Durant to Montreal on Friday.

Update: Riders trade QB Darian Durant to Montreal for draft picks

By 650 CKOM January 13, 2017 - 7:58am Updated: January 13, 2017 - 11:59am

The end of the Darian Durant era has arrived in Saskatchewan.

The Riders announced Friday the veteran quarterback has been traded to the Montreal Alouettes in exchange...

Jamie Nye: After the last 2 years, I'd take 'moderately successful'

By Jamie Nye November 15, 2016 - 7:28am Updated: November 15, 2016 - 7:30am

Reading head coach Chris Jones calling Darian Durant as “moderately successful” has dropped my confidence level on the quarterback returning for 2017.

Jones is giving...

Darrell Davis: The CFL's 2-quarterback system

By Darrell Davis November 15, 2016 - 7:23am Updated: November 15, 2016 - 7:30am

It's no coincidence that the four teams remaining in the CFL playoffs are the teams with the best quarterback tandems. The Saskatchewan Roughriders should take note.


Riders' head coach Chris Jones.

Roughriders Chris Jones looking for ‘middle ground’ in Durant contract talks

By Arielle Zerr November 7, 2016 - 2:44pm Updated: November 7, 2016 - 2:45pm

There are two sides to every contract negotiation, and on Monday the Roughriders presented theirs.

On Sunday, Darian Durant said his talks with the team were pretty much...

Darian Durant speaks with the media about his contract on November 6, 2016

Durant says contract talks with Roughriders are 'at a standstill'

By Arielle Zerr November 6, 2016 - 2:26pm Updated: November 7, 2016 - 6:22am

A tone that was once lighthearted and optimistic seems to have soured some for Darian Durant.

Earlier in the season Durant was joking with the media about his contract...

Roughriders quarterback Darian Durant

Darian Durant ‘knows we want him here’ says Riders head coach

By Arielle Zerr September 22, 2016 - 2:48pm Updated: September 22, 2016 - 3:00pm

The calls to keep Darian Durant in Saskatchewan got a little bit louder this week, after the quarterback rushed in the game winning touchdown in overtime on Sunday.


Riders' quarterback Darian Durant.

Talks about Durant's future to come 'soon'

By Arielle Zerr September 7, 2016 - 4:11pm Updated: September 8, 2016 - 6:04am

With playoffs almost entirely out of reach and just eight games left in the season, many are wondering what the fate of Darian Durant will be.

The veteran Roughrider...

Photo of the Riders' offensive line during a preseason game on June 11, 2016.

‘It’s all about how you bounce back’ Riders look forward to Edmonton

By Arielle Zerr August 23, 2016 - 6:40pm Updated: August 23, 2016 - 6:45pm

It may have been the Roughriders worst showing yet.

The Hamilton Tiger-Cats walked all over the Roughriders Saturday night, beating the team 53-7. The Roughriders didn’t...

Quarterback Darian Durant tosses a ball during practice.

Darian Durant among 5-10 players fined in week 7 for uniform violations

By Arielle Zerr August 16, 2016 - 4:44pm Updated: August 16, 2016 - 4:45pm

Another day, another fine for the Saskatchewan Roughriders.

After practice on Tuesday, Darian Durant mentioned that sometimes the team feels like it’s “us against the...

Riders' defensive lineman Jonathan Newsome celebrates during a game against the Ottawa RedBlacks on July 22, 2016.

Defence looking past 41 point loss; verdict still out on Durant

By Arielle Zerr August 2, 2016 - 5:42pm Updated: August 3, 2016 - 6:53am

Last week’s game was a step back for the Saskatchewan Roughriders defence, but the players only want to look forward.

The defence allowed 41 points against the Montreal...

Durant injures ankle in 40-27 loss to B.C.

By Arielle Zerr July 16, 2016 - 6:50pm Updated: July 17, 2016 - 5:54am

It was a bad night all around for the Roughriders.

The third loss of the season would have been enough, but the Roughriders also lost starting quarterback Darian Durant...

Members of the Roughriders gather during practice on July 13, 2016.

Roughriders offence making strides despite 0-2 record

By Arielle Zerr July 13, 2016 - 9:57pm Updated: July 13, 2016 - 10:00pm

If you look at the Roughriders win-loss record, it might deceive you a little.

Yes, the Riders have lost two games and won none, but those losses haven’t come without a...